Marianne Trudel is a multi-talented pianist, composer, improvisor, and arranger. A generous and engaging artist, a veritable powerhouse in Quebec and Canada’s instrumental music scene, Marianne Trudel has presented multiple artistic projects that not only bring her considerable skills to the fore but also her keen sense of creativity. At once energetic and passionate, her music cross-cuts a wide swath of musical interests. Her moving, spellbinding music is not easily labelled, one of its many strengths. At once sophisticated and catchy, authentic and unique
As a performer, she pursues an active career in a variety of settings ranging from solo performance to: duets (MTrudel+ John Hollenbeck, MTrudel + Karen Young), trios (Trifolia), quintet (Marianne Trudel 4 + Ingrid Jensen), septet, and large ensembles. She has presented her music in various countries: Canada, United States, Mexico, France, Spain, Germany, the Netherlands, England, Scotland, Italy, Hungary, Lituania, and China.
She has shared the stage with many international artists, among others: Chucho Valdes, Kenny Wheeler, John Hollenbeck, Ingrid Jensen, Tony Malaby, Mark Feldman, David Liebman, Mark Dresser, Hamid Drake, William Parker, Mark Helias, Muhal Richard Abrams, Ranee Lee, Jean Derome, Karen Young, René Lussier, Charles Aznavour, the Montreal Symphony Orchestra (Kent Nagano), Quebec Symphony Orchestra and Violons du Roy (Quebec) .